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Kevin W. Shultz


EWEN, Mich. - Kevin W. Shultz, 57, of Ewen, passed away suddenly on Monday, July 6, 2015.

Kevin was born in Columbus, Ohio, on May 8, 1958, the son of Truman "Gus" and Joan (Dunn) Shultz.

He graduated from New Albany High School in 1976, and served in the U.S. Air Force. Kevin worked as an analyst for the U.S. government. He married the former Ellen Mannikko, in Korea, in June of 1985.

Kevin had many talents, including working on cars, computers and doing various construction tasks. They ran a vacation resort in Phillips, Wis., for many years.

He is survived by his loving wife of 30 years, Ellen; mother, Joan Nelson, of Kentucky; sister, Pam Suver, of Ohio; brothers-in-law, Jim and Candice Mannikko, of Painesdale, Mike and Rebecca Mannikko, of Menasha, Wis., Bruce and Shelly Mannikko, of Essexville; father-in-law, Roy Mannikko, of Watton, sisters-in-law, Jill Mannikko-Olesnevich, of San Pedro, Calif., and Debbie Mannikko, of Ludington.

Many nieces and nephews, and his dog, Daisy Bell, also survive.

He was preceded in death by his father, Truman "Gus;" mother-in-law, Ruby; brothers-in-law, Dale, Donald and Craig.

A memorial funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 11, 2015, at the Reid Funeral Service and Chapel, L'Anse, with Pastor Mark Reinsch officiating. The family will greet friends at the funeral chapel on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of the memorial funeral service.

Baraga County area veterans, under the direction of the Baraga American Legion Post 444, will conduct military honors at the funeral chapel on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Interment will take place in the Covington Cemetery at 1 p.m.

The family invites friends to join them for fellowship and a luncheon at Trinity Lutheran Church, Covington, following the interment.

The obituary may also be viewed and condolences sent to the family at

The Reid Funeral Service and Chapel, L'Anse, has been entrusted with the arrangements.


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